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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020

Whitworth thumps Pacific Lutheran in NWC Tournament semifinals to set up title-game showdown with Whitman

Liam Fitzgerald played his most complete game of the season, matching career-highs in scoring (16 points) and rebounds (14) to lead the top-seeded Whitworth men’s basketball team to an 87-57 …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020

‘Grit and heart’: Whitworth senior Garrett Hull hasn’t let pair of knee injuries derail his college basketball career

When Garrett Hull went down near the 3-point line and clutched his leg, he recognized immediately he had once again done real damage to his right knee.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020

Whitworth guard Ben College named Northwest Conference player of the year; West Valley’s Nick Drynan is freshman of the year

College leads the conference in scoring (22.1 points per game) and sank 81 3-pointers during the regular season, most in the NWC.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Dempsey Roggenbuck lifts Linfield over Whitworth in regular-season finale

Dempsey Roggenbuck scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, leading Linfield past Whitworth 91-80 in the Northwest Conference regular-season finale for both teams Saturday.

College baseball: Collin Montez clobbers pair of homers in WSU victory

Collin Montez homered twice and drove in five runs, and Washington State cruised to a 6-2 nonconference win over Hawaii in Honolulu late Thursday.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Whitworth football notebook: Pirates add game at Saint John’s, home contest against Occidental for next season

With his football team’s schedule seemingly set, Rod Sandberg fielded two unexpected phone calls two weeks ago that re-routed and expanded the Pirates’ 2020 season.

Whitworth men defeat Whitman to take control of Northwest Conference race

Ben College scored a game-high 23 points as Whitworth defeated host Whitman 87-82 Tuesday night to break a tie for first place in the Northwest Conference men’s basketball.

Whitworth Pirates aiming to clinch NWC title this week

Three Whitworth men’s basketball players celebrated Senior Day last weekend, but none were particularly keen on the prospect of that being their final game at the Fieldhouse. The Pirates sit …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Seniors shine in final regular-season game at the Fieldhouse as Whitworth holds off George Fox 83-76

A couple months ago, the Whitworth Pirates lost three times in the span of five games.

Women’s college basketball: Jenna Dick’s six 3-pointers lead EWU past Portland State

Jenna Dick drilled six 3-pointers on her way to 19 points, and Bella Cravens added 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead Eastern Washington to a 79-75 upset win over …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

College baseball: Cal State Bakersfield walks off with 3-2 win against WSU

Eric Charles’ ninth-inning single drove in Will Picketts with the winning run, and Cal State Bakersfield secured a 3-2 nonconference win over Washington State in a college baseball game Saturday …

Whitworth lacks sharp play but finds way to hold off Pacific

There wasn’t a lot that looked pretty in Whitworth’s 91-78 victory over Pacific on Friday night at the Fieldhouse.

Women’s basketball: Pacific beats Whitworth in conference showdown

Camy Aguinaldo’s game-high 23 points carried visiting Pacific to a 78-67 victory over Whitworth in a Northwest Conference women’s basketball game at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Friday.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Women’s college basketball: Arizona State hangs on late to sink WSU

Reili Richardson made a pair of free throws with 3 seconds left, and Arizona State escaped with a 62-59 win over Washington State in a Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball game …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

Balanced offense leads Whitworth in rout of last-place Willamette

Garrett Paxton scored 20 points off the bench, leading Whitworth to a 92-58 rout of Willamette on Saturday night, the Pirates’ fifth straight win.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

Area roundup: Big second quarter carries Montana past Idaho women

McKenzie Johnston and Abby Anderson scored 16 points each, and Montana capitalized on a dominant second quarter to earn a 69-60 victory over Idaho in a Big Sky Conference matchup …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Whitworth men rally late, beat LC

Whitworth reeled off 16 straight points to roar back and secure a 73-66 victory over Lewis and Clark on Friday in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Area roundup: WSU women rally past Colorado 69-59

Washington State erased a 15-point deficit in the second half and rallied for a 69-59 win over Colorado in a Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball game at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Ben College pours in 44 points to lift Whitworth over PLU

Ben College erupted for 44 points and buried 11 3-pointers, leading Whitworth to an 87-81 victory over Pacific Lutheran in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball showdown Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Area women’s basketball: Late 3-pointer lifts Northern Arizona past Idaho

Lauren Orndoff’s 3-pointer with 7 seconds left lifted Northern Arizona to a 71-70 victory over Idaho in a Big Sky Conference women’s basketball game Saturday at the Cowan Spectrum in …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020

Ben College, Whitworth hold on to defeat Puget Sound

Ben College drilled five 3-pointers on his way to 22 points, and Whitworth held on down the stretch to defeat Puget Sound 81-79 in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game …

Area women’s basketball: Borislava Hristova, WSU dominate Cal 92-66

Borislava Hristova poured in 32 points in 33 minutes, and Washington State rolled to a 92-66 victory over California in a Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball game at Beasley Coliseum on …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020

Area women’s basketball: Puget Sound defeats Whitworth 79-69

Whitworth stormed ahead early, but host Puget Sound took control in the second half of a 79-69 victory in a Northwest Conference women’s basketball game Friday night.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020

Former Whitworth and Kansas City Chiefs tight end Michael Allan has witnessed organization’s growth

There’s a Kansas City Chiefs sideline jacket deep in Michael Allan’s closet, one he rarely wore in his 16 months with the organization.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020

Whitworth leaning on Sam Lees’ strong play entering second half of conference slate

Whitworth’s senior forward has steadily increased his scoring average since early January, when Lees scored 11 and 10 points in respective victories over PLU and UPS that opened conference play.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Sam Lees, Garrett Hull step up to help Whitworth earn come-from-behind victory against Linfield

It is a rare night on a basketball court when senior Ben College can’t find his rhythm.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Area women’s basketball: USC hands Washington State third straight loss

Alissa Pili tallied 23 points and 13 rebounds, fellow freshman Endryia Rogers scored 21, and USC defeated Washington State 74-63 Friday at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Men’s basketball: Whitman turns back Whitworth for 89-80 victory

Whitworth did what it could to avoid falling into a footrace with Whitman. But the Pirates could only slow the high-tempo Blues so much.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Women’s basketball: Whitman turns back Whitworth rally in conference showdown

Whitworth erased a 25-point deficit and managed to pull even in the fourth quarter, but the Pirates were unable to wrestle away the lead from visiting Whitman in an 84-79 …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020

Whitworth Pirates hope added depth proves decisive in key NWC stretch

The men’s basketball teams at Whitman, Linfield and Whitworth spent the first part of Northwest Conference play separating themselves from everyone else. This week, those teams will separate themselves from …